Jennifer Daskal

Jennifer Daskal

Jennifer Daskal is a professor and faculty director of the Technology, Law & Security Program at American University Washington College of Law. Prior to joining the academy, she was Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the Department of Justice, and before that, was senior counterterrorism at the Department of Justice.


Digital surveillance can help bring the coronavirus pandemic under control – but also threatens privacy

By: - April 17, 2020

Apple and Google are collaborating on new technology that will alert smartphone users who have come in sustained contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. Users will need to opt-in to the contract tracing system, which will use Bluetooth technology in both iPhone and Android phones in ways designed to protect privacy. The […]